My Favorite Way to Learn Spanish – With Music! (Playlist)
language learning / Spain / Spanish language

My Favorite Way to Learn Spanish – With Music! (Playlist)

After living in Spain for about 2 years in total, I speak the language pretty well. But learning another language definitely isn’t always fun or easy. Actually, during my time studying abroad in Sevilla, I remember hiding in the bathroom to cry between classes because I found the language so, so frustrating. I mean, obviously … Continue reading

Where in Spain Wednesday – Gijón’s Eulogy to the Horizon
Asturias / Spain / Where in Spain Wednesday

Where in Spain Wednesday – Gijón’s Eulogy to the Horizon

This curvy sculpture sits atop a green hilly park in Gijón, Asturias, overlooking the sea and the stunning Asturian coastline.  It’s called the Elogio del Horizonte – the Eulogy to the Horizon – is by sculptor Eduardo Chillida. It’s perched high above the city in the Cimavilla neighborhood. Apart from being a pretty fascinating structure, … Continue reading

Where in Spain Wednesday – Avilés, Asturias
Asturias / Spain / Where in Spain Wednesday

Where in Spain Wednesday – Avilés, Asturias

Here’s a place you may not have heard of in Spain – little Avilés, a town in Asturias on the northern seafront. And this weird building is part of the Oscar Niemeyer International Cultural Center. Avilés is one of the major towns in Asturias (along with Gijón and Oviedo), but it’s still really tiny. I … Continue reading

Oviedo: My Life is Turning Into ‘Vicky Cristina Barcelona’
Asturias / Spain / travel

Oviedo: My Life is Turning Into ‘Vicky Cristina Barcelona’

When I announced I was going to Asturias for the weekend, the first response was “Oh, just like Vicky Cristina Barcelona!” Blonde goes to Barcelona, enjoys some time in beautiful Oviedo….yep, you can just start calling me Scarlett now.* *Minus the crazy romantic plot of the movie, thankfully.  Kidding aside, Oviedo really is just as … Continue reading